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. >> reporter: with a battle cry of 30 days to victory, president obama is steaming ahead to los angeles, speaking tonight at a star studded event, even though the campaign reported a mass haul of $181 million in donations for september. hollywood a listers gathering to help. >> we going to a better vision for our -- got a better vision for our country. we have a better plan for the next four years. >> reporter: while picking apart last week's debate, president obama's senior advisor says -- >> i think he was a little taken aback at the brazenness which the way romney walked away with so much of the positions which he's run, walked away with his record. >> reporter: republican vp nominee paul ryan spending time with his family in wisconsin. >> are you set with this one? >> so far. >> reporter: both campaigns preparing for the next big debate a week tuesday, which will clue foreign policy and domestic policy. and governor romney giving a foreign policy speech tomorrow in electionen ton. john roberts, fox news. >>> a chilly sunday to end the weekend. >> let's turn things over to gary for a
station in the western part of los angeles, the regular price, $4.99 a gallon, premium, $5.19 down the street at a different gas station, you will find the regular gas price at $5.39 and, as you might imagine, consumers are not so happy with prices this high. >> so they're jumping on us quickly and takes forever to t them back down. that is ridiculous. >> $10 in gas is not giving me a quarter of a tank if i made to put in $10 in gas. that is out of control and almost $5 a gallon. >> i ride my bike to work due to the gas prices. they have been increasing and i can't afford it. >> reporter: what is causing the higher prices? thnumber of reasons one, demand is up. two, california has a stricter standard for gas. you can't buy from surrounding states and on top of that, a number of refineries refining the gas for california have gone down. there was a major oil refinery fire in the bay area in august and a couple of others have gone offline as l. you add that up, that means there is less gas on the market, more demand, prices come up, which doesn't make consumers happy. the governor si
to be living in los angeles. >>> the white house has confirmed a cyber attack on the administration. they are not saying who carried out the attempt. the finger is being pointed to hackers from the chinese government. the associated press was told it targeted a network of unclassified information and there is no information that any data was removed. >> and on your monday, after a decade long fight, a piece of history closes its doors. what is next for the old power plant on the potomac. and seeing a little wet weather today. >> and i know the nat fans don't want to see that, will. it is very light. i'm expecting a few hundreds but we'll probably have light showers or drizzle. hopefully not enough to cause a rain delay. and we have scott out there. i'm sure the stands are filling regardless of the showers? >> reporter: well the showers are starting to go away. so it looks like they are on the way out and the magic number is one so that means a nats win, and the champagne will fro -- will flow tonight. >> get the goggles ready, scott. >> and if you have a story idea, we want to put i
in florida, los angeles won the endeavour, the shuttle discovery is now on display in washington, d.c., and the enterprise traveled in grand style to new york city. how did it get its name? >> enterprise was originally supposed to be called constitution, but fans of the television show "star trek" wrote in to president gerald ford petitioning him to change the name of the shuttle to enterprise, and president ford agreed, and so the shuttle was named enterprise. >> the pavilion is filled with lots of interesting things to see, and there's more to come. the intrepid museum is raising money to create an even more spectacular exhibit... >> and we hope inspire future generations of astronauts and engineers and scientists. >> no doubt about it. this is one piece of american history that's truly out of this world. for "tkn," i'm brandon. beam me up, scotty. >> the future is being invented by the teens of today. alexa reports on the winners of a major nationwide competition. this report is brought to you by toshiba. >> they came from all across the united states and canada with ideas rangin
in on theocations of all of the campaign served los angeles. e presidential candidate and the focus here at home and we have a lot of elections in our area as well. we have the senate race in virginia and maryland. and, of course, we have a pledge the ora of oral litany and gay marriage as well. and what we're going to do is low error -- throw some surprises as well and we have guests coming up. mark plotkin here to break down important news and that begins tonht. >>> the edge on maryland, incumbent democrat ben cardin gets a huge boost in his re- election campaign. today, "the washington post" endorsed cardin and this is as the poll from the newspaper shows him leading among likely voters. 53% of the vote is rivals, the republican dan bongino independent rob sabini has 49% of the vote. looks like there is a clear winner, analysts say there is a growing minority of marylanders voting for non-traditional candidates. we're airing, as you heard, a special one-hour debate between the candidates. didn't hear us, actually, it's new. you can see it here live on wednesday, october 31st at 9 a.m. >>> whe
in the country. tom-tom is behind the study. d.c. ranks behind los angeles and san francisco for road congestion. that is your fox 5 top five. >>> cold weather settling in tonight. we'll feel it. >> yeah. temperature in d.c. has been staying up a little bit the last couple hours no doubt from all the heat come out of nats park. i'll tell you now if you're with us, you're not a baseball fan. things are getting tense at nats park, a lot of people taking a deep breath. here is what is going on out in the city tonight. i don't have to tell you. the frontal system came through and cooled things off. this will be the real coldest night of the season so far, pretty much areawide. we're not talking about a freeze in town, but we'll be threatening with a frost out there before it's all said and done. 52 degrees in the city now, gaithersburg 41, frederick 36, manassas 37, so a few places in the 30s, other places in the 50s. annapolis dropped a degree down from 55. overnight tonight 41 degrees. this is here in town. out in the suburbs it will be even colder than that under these mostly clear skies and wind
. clint eastwood counters with an ad from romney. and in los angeles. >>> it started with sugary sodas. new york's mayor wants to ban junk food in certain places. the story is straight ahead. ah anncr: seven-hundred-thousand jobs. that's what the plan george allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we
at its home at the california science museum but the city of los angeles had to remove some industries and telephone poles for the journey which took a lot longer than expected. >> i imagine you got to do that. >> do a little bit of moving around. >> traveled more than 123 million-mile during its lifetime. as fox's mary ann rafferty shows us, it is now at its permanent home. >> reporter: mission accomplished. losangeles city leaders finally welcoming the shuttle endeavour to the california science center early sunday afternoon after a 12-mile journey. >> nothing like this has ever been attempted before. and nothing like this will ever be attempted again. this is a once in a lifetime event. >> reporter: thousands after dorring onlookers gathering along its route through the city. people waiting for hours for the chance to see the shuttle up close and personal. >> when you get to see this thing right next to you and it is so huge and it has been through a war or a disaster or something, it is really, really neat. >> i have chills. we're so excited. it is like once in a lifetime. >> repor
and at one time, they contained water. >>> we're looking at live pictures now from los angeles, california. this is the space shuttle endeavour. it is on the move for one last time. the retired spacecraft has started its 12-mile trip from los angeles international airport to the california science center where it will go on display. it is being pulled through the city streets over the next two days. now, crews have had to clear hundreds of trees and close the sidewalks to make this move possible. you may remember that endeavour flew 25 times over two decades so now it is on the move for the last time. the last time. >> they cleared trees? >> i wasn't aware that they had to do all that to move this. but it is big so if they had to take it through the streets, they had to do some works. >>> in just under 20 minutes, the fight against breast cancer takes over the nation's capital. >> while we wait it out another few week to find out who will be the next president, metro is already making plans for the big swearing-in ceremony. what they have in store for a less heck tyke commute. we've got th
that things don't go that smoothly. joining us now from los angeles, martha blimpton and garra dellahunt who play to perfection may we add their characters. good morning. thanks for joining us. >> good morning. thank you. >> so it is season three. and i know you guys do this kind of, you know, these interviews all the time. but i remember talking to you, garrett, like when the show first started, and you got to be proud of the product. >> i am. i am happy that we're still talking to you a couple years later. >> uh-huh. >> i love this show. i feel like i've been really lucky in my career with the kinds of shows i've gotten to do. maybe i'm only good at auditioning for shows that are really good. [ laughter ] >> i love this job. i love working with martha. and i think you will love the season. >> a great cast already. but now, for the big show tonight, you brought in like the movie talent, the big screen talent. besides yourself, of course. tell us about it. and i mean i can't wait to see it. >> sure. well, melanie griffith plays sabrina's mom. sabrina is the character that is jimmy's girlfrie
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shuttle endeavour finally in its home stretch of its journey through los angeles. and it took a lot longer than originally planned. it's not expected to reach the california science museum until about an hour from now. thousands lined the route to watch the long, slow crawl. organizers say dispoit going about 2 miles per hour, the shuttle did make good time, but workers pulling the endeavour say it took a while to get to this point. >> we had to actually go through a bunch of rigorous tests to make sure that we were able to pull this weight. we had three months of testing to say, yes, we could do this. so we actually pulled more than what the endeavour in the program weighs. it's 292,000 pounds and we were over 300,000 pounds that we pulled. >> must be a proud moment for you as well. >> oh, absolutely. >> nervous? >> nervous, and i'll be a lot better once we're on the other side of manchester, for sure. >> total cost of endeavour's final journey, $10 million. >>> just ahead on fox morning news, the killing of the u.s. ambassador to libya is back in the headlines, after the vice president c
california, 19 degrees above normal. at 100. los angeles, probably will tie or break the record at 100. pasadena, 105, 24 degrees above normal. heat extending up to san francisco. reno, 90 degrees. 101, redding. as we make our way further north, billings, montana, 77, that's 10 degrees above normal. that's what's going on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. look who's up bright and early sending out photos. bryce harper of the nationals just tweeted out this photo the sunrise from his high-rise here in d.c. they're getting ready to play the phillies here tonight. hopefully, they're not going to get rain delayed. there's a possibility of some showers this evening. increasing clouds with a high >>> kathie lee and hoda at the university of tennessee. you're here! what the heck? it's a swap. very nice. savannah? is. >> al, thank you. >>> hewlett-packard unveiled its entry into the world of tablet computers today, a big moment for the company and its chief executive. ann thompson is in los angeles this morning with that story. good morning
los angeles and it ended up it took 17 hours longer than planned. but thousands of californians still lined the route, thrilled at the chance to see history in the making. i see there are trees and all kinds of things on the side offed road. they were talking about this that they had to trim some of the trees to get the shut toll come through. i read it was supposed to take a certain amount of miles per hour for it to get there. it was even less than that. it was like one mile per hour. >> at points, they were like five inchs from some buildings. >> that is typical of l.a. traffic. >> right. >> that is a good point. >> it was just the interstate traffic. >> really long red light there. >> and let's do a weather forecast for you. and gorgeous day yesterday. >> we had windows open. we had temperatures in the mid- 70s. 76 the official high yesterday at reagan national. 74 at bull des and bwi marshall. it won't be quite as warm today but it still feels pretty good out there this morning. low 70s today as we get some changes in the form of a cold front which will be marching through the ar
, president obama spent the night in california at a fund raising concert in los angeles with a roster full of hollywood stars. meanwhile, mitt romney is back in the battleground state of virginia today. he will deliver a speech on foreign policy at the virginia military institute in lexington. >>> now, get ready for a month full of debates. this thursday, vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan will face off in their first and only debate before the election. then next tuesday, the 16th, president obama and mitt romney will meet for their second debate. and the third and final presidential debate takes places monday, october 22nd. >>> the virginia senate race takes the spot height tonight as tim kaine and george allow pressure face off in richmond. the race between the two former governors has been close since the start but a new poll shows kaine pulling way a little bit with 52% support and allen with 45%. 45%. >>> police catch a break in their search for find a missing girl. that is topping national headlines right now. >> plus a warning from congress involving a potential bus
.s. from bank los angeles debra? january on a student versace a he attended southeast missouri state during the spring semester studying cybersecurity. in july, he contactsed a confidential informant saying he wanted to form a terror cell. he met with undercover agents in september telling them he wanted to become a martyr for al-qaeda. he chose the target of the federal reserve and was supplied with enactive materials to make a 1,000 pound bach. official say he made several attempts to detonate it in lower manhattan and was then arrested. peter king says the fbi rightly let this one play out. >> they did not want this case to break out in the open as quickly as it did because they wanted to try to get more information out of him as to possible other al-qaeda operatives here in the united states. i have have no reason to believe he is not a lone wolf other than the fact that during the course of the investigation, he did talk about having contact back in bangladesh and in yemen also, i believe. >> the fbi stresses that the plot never posed an actual risk. there was no allegation that he rec
in downtown los angeles. l.a.p.d. in the early stages of investigating, and it's not referred to a prosecutor yet. we know that c. lo said, and the rep told us that this should come from his mouth, it's total bs, that it didn't happen and that he does not interact with people that way. the investigation is active right now. >> all right, light move on now and talk about another, some other celebrities. they used to be married. katy perry and russel brand ignored each other at a recent laker's game. what happened? >> well, the plot thickens a little bit. last night, both were at the laker's game and had floor seats. it's impossible not to see everybody when you're on the floor at the lakers game, so, clearly, they saw each other. they never walked up to each other during the game. we just did tmz live a few moments ago and somebody called in who said he was at the game and they have a fancy schmancy bar that people go to at halftime who were on the floor and others, you know, who have special seating. this person said that he saw katy walk into that bar, although he didn't see her walk up to r
and many miles in space. but the final on the streets of los angeles may have been the hardest. several trees had to be cut down on an emergency basis to get the spacecraft through. unfortunately the spacecraft did receive 17 slow driving tickets. >> and a bunch of graffiti. >> that is nothing for l.a. traffic. >> it's moving right along. >> it seems like during this time, our economic downturn, we don't get do celebrate like that. >> cool to come out and watch it. >> going on the city streets, bizarre. >> i like it. >> tucker, what do you have for us. >> gorgeous. >>> yesterday temperatures in the 70s. possibility of showers later today. later this morning to be honest with you. brimming an umbrella -- bring an umbrella. quick spin around the country. here is the cold air up to the north and west. 47 international falls. and we will not be talking 20s here but we will fall back to the upper 40s and 50s later tonight as the comb air works in. a couple of spotty showers. a shower developing just east of anne arundel county across the bay then one to the north and east of frederick. not a
is enjoying it more than most and bryce harper drinked los angeles. like geo gonzalez, the first on to the field and the last one to leave. >> ness is 19, what, 1933? that is crazy. this is unbelievable, guys. i mean this is d.c. enjoy it. >> the fans, i think, they going through the good and bads and, you know, it's coming out here. >> to sway enjoy that, too. and all year, and come out here and enjoy -- out there. unbelievable. >> they learning hard to win on the fly and we're learning to play championship gable on the -- baseball on the fly and this is a huge accomplishment and we're ready to take the next is step. >> and is they enjoyed the moment. the team with the best record gets homefield advantage throughout the play-offs and they scheduled to go tonight at 7:00 unless rain plays a factor, of course. >> hope it doesn't. scott, thank you very much. >>> hours after the nats clench the division, fans could grab their championship merchandise. modell stores in our area opened at 8 this morning toup pack the shirts, hats, and more. i don't know how she pulled that off. >> she
than pay the cost. fox's bob decastro has more from los angeles tonight. >> reporter: it's been a surprise to costco customers, and now, customers coming here and lining up for gas, finding out they're completely out. costco, a company that does not have its own refinery and finds gas on an open market, which is in short supply and so, they are simply out here, one of the 12 cost keys in southern california that is -- cost keys that are out of gas and people are seeing prices at the pump. higher near 20 cents since yesterday to nearly $4.54's gallon in l.a. county and that is the highest single day so to speak. experts predict it's likely we will break the record of $4.52 and that is set in ruin of 2008 and week see authority them at $5 a gallon and this is due to inventory problems, refineries decreasing production as they wait to switch over to the winter grade fuel and this past monday, a refinery was shut down and in northern california, it's offline from a fire last august and these price spikes are supposed to be short when refineries will produce the winter blend fowl and
, thanks. >>> the sequel was just as good as the original. officials in los angeles reopened the busy 405 freeway this morning, ending carmageddon 2. part of the freeway was shut down over the weekend because of a major construction project. drivers were warned to stay off the road to avoid huge traffic jams. there were some reports about a few roller bladers and some pedestrians sneaking onto that empty freeway on sunday. >> you knew that was going to happen. >>> after former california governor arnold schwarzenegger's new memoir comes out today, schwarzenegger claims the book, which is called "total recall," will reveal many secrets about his life. he'll be in town tomorrow to promote the book. he'll be at the hamilton on 14th street northwest for a book signing. that event is sold out. >>> the man accused of assaulting lindsay lohan inside a new york city hotel room over the weekend is out of jail. the actress told police she and the 25-year-old man were fighting over cell phone photos he took. she says she took the phone, and he punched and choked her, then threw her to the ground. po
some 1200 cases of abuse spanning more than three dedes. the files first examined by the los angeles times show more than 50 cases of abuse concerned scout leaders in the d.c. region. >>> president obama is back in battleground virginia today. he's making another appearance at george mason university later this morning at the rally in fairfax. the president is expected to outline the choice facing americans in the presidential election. >>> we have a traffic alert from virginia police related to that. as george mason prepares for the visit and another big event happening today. from 10:00 this morning until 1:00 this afternoon, any vehicle larger than an suv will be detoured off of route 123 ox road near the campus. police are asking drivers to avoid the area altogether if possible and be prepared for major delays if you plan to be near or on campus. >>> the race for president apparently has a lighter side. ever year around this time politicians attend an annual catholic benefit in new york. >> the alfred e. smith dinner is a white tie affair that gives the candidates a chance to mak
bands on stage at one concert. the bands played at universal studios in los angeles, california, yesterday. >> gosh. >> kind of cool. >> really kind of tricked us there oh, there is paul mccartney, oh, no. >> i would check it out. >> why not? >> as we head into tonight's final presidential debate, one big question. is the election good arrest bad news for retailers? we'll explain at 6:00 in our business beat. >> first, it is time for our facebook fan of the day. today we say hello to randy rinehart. rand yip says she makes sure she wakes up to fox 5 every day by changing the channel the night before. >> that is a good game plan. >> what was she watching the night before? >> we don't wear as long as she's watching us in the morning. for your chance to be tomorrow's fan. the day, log onto our facebook page and leave a comment under randy's picture. congratulations, randy. have a good monday. maryland schools are number one in america becausese we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states.
. >>> president obama spent the night in california at a fundraising concert in los angeles with a roster full of hollywood stars including actor george clooney, katie perry, stevie wonder, just to name a few. mitt romney is back in the battleground state of virginia today to deliver a speech on foreign policy at the virginia military institute in lexington. >>> two big tech firms in china are getting the cold shoulder from u.s. lawmakers. the house intelligence committee today releases a report warning american companies they should not do business with two chinese firms. the house panel says the firms pose a threat to national security based on recent cyberattacks traced to china. a maryland congressman spoke out last night on 60 minutes. >> we have evidence that china has been taxing us on a regular basis, even now as we speak that china has been taking a lot of our trade secrets, our papt ents from all of our different companies to do better in competition with us. -- our pat he wants from all of our different companies to do better in competition with us. >>> a shocking discovery in the b
the streets of los angeles. >>> us a industry january felix -- austrian felix baumgardner jumped from above the earth. the descent lasted nine minutes. half of it was free-fall 834 miles per hour. i can't imagine what that would be like. he landed safely in new mexico. he broke several records that included highest free-fall, fastest free-fall and highest manned balloon flight and broke the sound barrier when he did it. the temperature at the time of the jump 24 miles up was 90 degrees below zero. wow. >> that astronaut suit would come in very handy. >> yes. >>> a football hits a reporter in the face on live tv. you won't believe how he responded. we will show that to you next. >> i didn't see this. >> a bittersweet weekend. it's over for the nationals but redskins get a win. [ female announcer ] as you're making your decision... maybe you're wondering what to believe about mitt romney. well, when it comes to protecting your access to birth control... and the basic women's health care services planned parenthood provides... one thing we must remember, is this: i'll cut off funding to planne
's eight route run in los angeles. jason worth and the guys staying loose. they needing to shift that momentum back in that direction. it's an important one tomorrow and they are happy it's in front of the home fans. >> we feel comfortable being at home. we put ourselves in a good position to come home and win a series. if we can do that like we've done a lot of times this year, then we'll be sitting pretty. >> our fan base, all yearlong has been outstanding. they have been into the games as good as any fans i have been around. you know, we got rid of the philly fans, started taking up more space themselves. so it's been great. the guys really enjoyed playing here. we love the city. we love the ball park. we love the fans. >> now edwin jackson gets to start for the nats tomorrow. he's one of four nationals players with playoff experience. they won a world series with the cardinals last year. it was chilly out there today. how is the weather looking for game time tomorrow? sue is standing by in the weather center. sue. >> we have good news. it looks like mother nature is going
's schedule wednesday was los angeles. mr.obama was on the tonight show with jay leno. the president weighed in on comments made by a candidate about rape and abortion. president said rape is rape and is a crime. he questioned why politician continue to be concerned with making decisions about women's health issues. >>> a reminder about our election show here on fox 5. tune in to fox 5 news at 6:30 weeknights to get your political fix. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 starts every night at 6:30 and focuses on local and national candidates and issues. it runs until election day. >>> and next week, maryland's senate candidates will debate live on fox 5 morning news. mor that is next wednesday, october 31st starting at 9:00 a.m. if you have a question for one. candidates, you can send it to senate debate at wttg.com. >>> a piece of history uncovered. up next, the oldest playable recording of an american voice and history's first ever recorded blooper. >>> a neighborhood battle gone out of control. the morbid halloween display that has some neighbors freaked out and upset. here is a clue. it invo
traveling 12 miles to her final resting place. the california sky center in los angeles. despite going 2 miles per hour, the shuttle is making good time. but workers pulling the endeavour say it took a while to get to this point. >> we had to go through a bunch of rigorous tests to make sure we were able to pull this weight. we had three months of testing to say yes, we could do this. so we pulled more than what endeavour weighs. it is 292,000 pounds and we were over 300,000 pounds that we pulled. >> must be a proud moment for you as well. >> absolutely. nervous, i'll be better once we are on the other side of manchester for sure. >> the total cost of endeavour's final journey, $10 million. >>> the entertainment world mourning the loss of actor and television host, gary collins. collins died in mississippi this morning of natural causes. he is best known as being the former master of ceremonies of the miss america contest. collins appeared in numerous movies and tv shows, including the love boat, the wackiest ship in the army, and the iron horse. gary was 74 years old. >>> a man's be
will be in iowa, colorado and nevada and tonight, he will tape an appearance on jay leno in los angeles. >> governor mitt romney also campaigns later on this morning in nevada. he will be in iowa later on today. yesterday, the president returned to ohio to tout what his campaign calls a blueprint for america's future in response to republican ask decisions that he has laid out few specifics of his economic plan. mitt romney told a crowd near denver that the president's promise of more of the same is why his campaign is gaining. >>> with less than two week to go until the election, we are focusing on the national campaigns and local issues that will impact you. be sure to watch fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 weeknights at 6:30. you can sure your thoughts about the up. coming election with us on twitter. twitter. >>> next week, maryland senate candidates will debate live on fox 5 morning news. morning new that is coming up next wednesday october 31st, starting at 9:00 a.m. if have you a -- if you have a question for one of candidates, send it to senate debate at wttg.com. >>> up next, on
abuse. the perversion files detailed some 1200 cases of abuse. the fills first examined by the "los angeles times" show that more than 50 cases of abuse concerned scout leaders in the d.c. area. >>> in oklahoma, a very brave little girl wards off a possible attack. the 12-year-old was home alone when a stranger rang the doorbell. she didn't answer. then he kicked in the back door. she called her mother at work, grabbed the family gun and hid in the closet. police say the suspect was turning the closet doorknob when the girl fired the gun. the suspect was airlifted to the hospital. officials say e was arrested last year for allegedly abducting a 17-year-old girl. oh, my gosh. she's 12. very quick thinking and brave to -- >> and he already abducted a 17- year-old before. >> glad she is okay. >> yes. >>> coming up, count are fit merchandise and -- counterfeit merchandise and stolen property. details of a bust nearly one year in the works. >> the rain showers winding down as we speak. we'll be in for a decent freeway. things delayed on the inner loop of the beltway where traffic has com
. it arrived at the california science center in los angeles on sunday. this was the culmination of a 12-mile journey through city streets in front of thousands of onlookers. organizers had planned a slow, final voyage about 2 miles per hour but the shuttle moved at a slower pace due to obstacles like trees and light posts. we're hearing from the man who broke the sound barrier. australian daredevil felix baumgartner jumped from a balloon near the edge of space and spent several minutes in free fall before landing with the help of a parachute. his body traveled at speeds, get this, just under 834 miles per hour. >> let me tell you, when i was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble. you do not think about breaking records any more, you do not think about gaining scientific data, you just want to come back alive because you do not want to die in front of your parents, your girlfriend and all of the people watching this. >> pretty incredible. you can see him literally tumbling into the akron's atmosphere. he is now the first man to shatter the sound barrier without using a jet
at the california science center. it's going to take the shuttle two days to travel 12 miles to reach the los angeles museum. giving fans lots of chances to come out and get a good look at endeavor. >> i teach at a school that is close by here and it flew right over the school. my students were just, they were out there in the yard and they were amazed. they were running and screaming. and so to see it passing through the neighborhood, too, it's just, i don't have words for it. >> since the shuttle's 78-foot wingspan won't fit easily, 400 trees and traffic lights had to come down. there are plans, however, to replant new trees in the future. did you hear me? two days to travel 12 miles. up in space, it's like -- >> pretty cool stuff. >>> coming up, a former bus driver goes through a building where she works. >> we keep saying it, hard to watch this. talk about taking things way too far. find out what happened to a bus driver who slapped a female passenger in the face. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none
a speeding bullet. >> right now, it's crawling through los angeles traffic at about 2 miles per hour. still ahead at 8:00, we'll show you the shuttle's long slow journey to its final resting place. >> and some out of this world news from mars. the exciting finding that scientists are sharing about a rock that the curiosity rover has been checking out. 8:09. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] presidenet obama says he's creating jobs, but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding...
. >>> welcome back. a 28-year-old man arrested inside los angeles international airport with a stock pile of weapons is due on court on friday. police moved in after a smoke grenade, gas mask, leg iron and weapons were discovered in the man's luggage. he was dressed in a trench coat, bullet proof vest and pyre resistant pan. young haiwong harris is from boston but started working recently and living in japan. >>> would you use a want and collect button as well on facebook? the social media giant is now testing new buttons. users create wish lists of items to buy. stores such as pottery barn, victoria secret are already participating. makes gift giving a little easier. >> i guess, yes. >> everybody does the wish list, you know. >> yes, yes, yes. okay. >> why not facebook. >> you're right. you are right. >> tucker? >> stay tuned, after 9:30, we'll bring it up again. he has time to think about it. >> tell us how you feel. >> everyone -- >> maybe it's too prove they can help generate real money. >> that is what it's all about. absolutely. >> let's do a picture outside. the blue appears. afte
stuff going the 27th los angeles and in the next hour. don't go anywhere. um, oh, my gosh. >> and that is bacon from -- the butcher. >> and this is -- i don't. i am going to eat the whole thing. um. >> i wish, too, we were there. thank you very much. it looks good. >>> still ahead, the impact of the undecided voters. >> we're going to set down with the political science professor for a look back at last night's debate. it's eight 55:00, fox 5 morning news continues after this. [ male announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen the
airports in new york, los angeles international, boston logan and chicago's o'hare. critics compared them to a search. they are being replaced by a machine that produces a cartoon- like out line. >>> the first lady working hard to get out the vote. >> take a look at a clip, a video she shot for her appearance on jimmy kimmel live. >> election day, election day, up and at them. let's go. move it, move it, move it. it's election day. [ sound of blow horn ] >> up, up. >> that's one way to do it i suppose. >> the first lady talked halloween with kimmel and she says, yes, he is allowing sweets to be passed out at the white house. >>> still ahead, tucker will be back with the latest update on sandy's track. >> plus, we'll go live to arlington where thousands of runners are getting ready for the annual marine corps marathon. it's 8:25. you're watching fox 5 morning news. anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. h
to the actor's house in los angeles tuesday after getting a distress call. now, kutcher was not at home, only some workers who were supposed to be at the property were there. again, he was not there. the case is now being treated as an elaborate prank that's known as swatting. miley cyrus' home was targeted back in august. >>> also making headlines, facebook is debuting a new feature in the u.s. that would allow users to pay to promote their posts. the posts would then appear higher in your friends' updates. facebook says it has tried the new feature in new zealand and 20 other countries. the company still stands by its "free and always will be" motto, saying that the cost only comes to those who want it. >> what i don't like is now it's gotta be on my page, right? >> yeah. >> that's the thing, i should pay to not have it. >> it's a whole game. >> yeah, it is. >>> traffic. >> sounds like a tough way to make money. >>> let's get to it, and take a look at the forecast, and we've got a couple light showers across the area. hang in there, though, later this afternoon we'll actually see some su
a facelift. for the next 10 weeks, the hollywood sign overlooking los angeles will be renovated. starting today, workers will strip it down to sheet metal and give it a new coat of white paint. when it was originally created back in 1923, it read, do you know? >> i did know. >> hollywood land. that's right, tucker. >> and it was only meant to last 18 months. >> i love it. >> me, too. >> love seeing it. >> so iconic. >> still ahead. nourishing kids and community. >> here is holly live from a school in the district. holly? >> you are going to be impressed when you see this breakfast bar, folks. take a look, we have fresh fruit, whole grain, and you're right. we are live at a public school in dc, specifically central nia, it is one of the best examples in the nation of making sure their kids eat right. which is timely because october just happens to be farm to school month. it is a national campaign. we will learn all about it. plus see firsthand how it is helping kids live better right here in our area. it is all live next on fox 5 morning news. stay with us. i'm barack obabama and i approv
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